Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Tunstall, 1771In need of conservation  -  S2B (State rare breeder)    Synonyms: Duck Hawk, PEFA, Rock Hawk.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Falconiformes   >   Family Falconidae   >   Genus Falco   

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A Peregrine Falcon in Howard Co., Maryland (10/28/2017). Photo by Anthony VanSchoor. (MBP list)

A Peregrine Falcon in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (2/20/2011). Photo by Dan Haas. (MBP list)

A Peregrine Falcon in Worcester Co., Maryland (2/6/2021). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

A Peregrine Falcon on Assateague Island, Worcester Co., Maryland (10/21/2012). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Peregrine Falcon in Ocean City, Maryland (2/7/2016). Photo by Matthew Addicks. (MBP list)

A Peregrine Falcon feeding on a Ring-billed Gull in Prince George's Co., Maryland (12/16/2013). Note the Peregrine is wearing a transmitter. Photo by Rob Ostrowski. (MBP list)

A Peregrine Falcon in Worcester Co., Maryland (11/19/2020). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Peregrine Falcon on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts (10/20/2012). Photo by Jeremiah Trimble. (MBP list)

A Peregrine Falcon in Howard Co., Maryland (10/28/2017). Photo by Anthony VanSchoor. (MBP list)

A Peregrine Falcon in Harford Co., Maryland (1/14/2019). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A Peregrine Falcon in Washington Co., Maryland (2/7/2020). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

A Peregrine Falcons in Baltimore City, Maryland (1/8/2020). Photo by Kirsten Johnson. (MBP list)

A Peregrine Falcon off Assateague Island, Maryland (9/18/2011). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Peregrine Falcon in Harford Co., Maryland (12/20/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Peregrine Falcon in Baltimore Co., Maryland (1/24/1981). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Vagrancy is always dangerous, but it's especially so for storm-driven birds. This seemed to be especially the case for Leach's Storm-Petrels in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Here is a Leach's Storm-Petrel caught by a juvenile Peregrine Falcon at Marcus Hook, Delaware River, Pennsylvania (10/30/2012). Photo by Tom Johnson. (MBP list)

Peregrine Falcon in Montgomery Co., Maryland (12/2/2021). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Peregrine Falcon in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/29/2021). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Peregrine Falcon in Montgomery Co., Maryland (12/2/2021). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Peregrine Falcon in Montgomery Co., Maryland (12/18/2020). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Peregrine Falcon in Allegany Co., Maryland (1/1/2019). Photo by William Blauvelt. (MBP list)

Peregrine Falcon in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (10/1/2020). (c) dansmall, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

Peregrine Falcon in Cecil Co., Maryland (8/12/2022). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

A Peregrine Falcon practicing hunting with a pine cone on Assateague Island, Worcester Co., Maryland (7/24/2015). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)


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